Veteran kannada actress Dr B Saroja Devi and others honoured

'I want to see Kannada cinema Artists Association coming up soon and sit in one of the rooms before my life comes to an end' – Said veteran actress Dr.B.Saroja Devi addressing the mammoth attendance of the Film fraternity when she was felicitated after receiving the honor she received from government of India that is Life Time Achievement award given on the occasion of diamond jubilee of Indian Independence celebration.
The actress urged all the 28 divisions of the Kannada cinema industry to be always united and not to go to media with their problems.

Dr Devi honored her two close friend's actress Kanchana and Krishnakumari on this occasion and spent some memorable moments of yesteryears with actress Kanchana on the dais.

The Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce has made immaculate arrangements to honor the 15 achievers that coincided with the diamond jubilee year of Kannada cinema.

Dr.B.Saroja Devi, Dr.K.S.Ashwath, Dr.Srinath, Girish Kasaravalli, Umasri and Basanthkumar Patil for international recognition to 'Gulabi Talkies', Madhu Bangarappa for receiving the national integration Nargis Dut award for 'Kallarali Hoovagi'.

Best children film 'Care of Footpath' award recipient director Master Kishen and producer Srikanth, best social relevant film 'Kada Beladingalu' one of the producers Ramachandra, director Lingadevaru, best regional cinema 'Koti Chennaiah' director Anand P Raju and producer Dhanraj were honored with a shawl, silver plate, jasmine garland and fruit basket.

T.S.Nagabharana was not present to receive the honor was he was away in United State of America. The attendance at this gala function of KFCC was big. Smt.Parvathamma Rajakumar, KCN Chandrasekhar, Protima Devi, Sumithra, Bharathi Vishnuvardhana, Shruthi, Mahender, Hema Chaudhary, Girija Lokesh, CVL Shastry, former ministers Rani Satish and Leeladevi R Prasad, information department bureaucrats KVR Tagore and Vishukumar, Hamsalekha, Srinivasamurthy, Shivaraj, Jai Jagdeesh, Ramkumar, KCN Mohan, Padma Vasanthi, KFCC members and office bearers were present at the memorable felicitation ceremony.